Women are diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) more than men; however this may reflect a difference between the manifestation of MDD throughout the genders (Martin, Neighbors, Griffith, 2013; Call & Shafer, 2018). Depression is thought to be a disorder
According to the World Health Organization stress is the leading cause of sick leave in Europe. With increasing stress, burnout at work and its symptoms are also increasing.
Work exhaustion develops in stages. Usually, there is an overly heavy, repetitive,
At times we judge ourselves too harshly and we believe that we deserve to be punished. If a situation happens to anybody else, we empathise with them, we console them and encourage them to focus on the positive and try
Have you ever wondered why given the choice people would book a room in a hotel with a sea or nature view? How walking in the countryside or swimming in the deep blue sea invigorates us and fills us with
In my role as a parent, I often stress about feeding my child, or think about what to feed my child. I worry about providing healthy and nutritious options; about portions and timing; about educating, making it fun and pleasant.
In the previous blog we looked at what anxiety at works looks like and how it affects our daily work routine. Although recognising that you are feeling anxious at work is very important, it is essential to find some strategies
Do you lie awake at night worrying about the following work day? Do you second-guess your every move at work? Do you find yourself constantly thinking of how better it would be if you were doing something else? These are
Abortion is a topic which is difficult to speak about due to the multifaceted views in relation to the; legality, morality, social perceptions and the psychological ramifications of having an abortion. However, let’s take a look at the definition of
As a Counsellor on the team the first thing I ask myself is ‘How do women actually feel after an abortion? and What are the facts and myths out there?’
Beware, there is lots of misleading research out there!